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Author Archives: Emily Land

Almost, but not quite, HIV undetectable. Is that a problem?

Almost, but not quite, HIV undetectable. Is that a problem?

, by Emily Land

A new study bolsters our understanding of when low-level viremia can affect health—and when it is likely not an issue. Read More

A reality check (and resources!) on all things anal cancer

A reality check (and resources!) on all things anal cancer

, by Emily Land

Before you jump to the conclusion that a bump on your butt is anal cancer, get a reality check from Joel Palefsky, MD, and J. Michael Berry-Lawhorn, MD, who are both anal dysplasia specialists. Read More

“Undetectable”: Your Burning Questions Answered

“Undetectable”: Your Burning Questions Answered

, by Emily Land

Get an HIV doctor’s answers to your burning questions about undetectable viral load—and what it means for your health and your sex life. Read More

A biological reason for higher HIV risk with crystal meth use

A biological reason for higher HIV risk with crystal meth use

, by Emily Land

A small pilot study found that meth use may increase inflammatory activity in the rectal mucosa of both HIV-positive and HIV-negative men. Read More

One man’s experience with gene therapy

One man’s experience with gene therapy

, by Emily Land

Andrew Caldwell explains why he decided to participate in an “intimidating” HIV cure study, and how his life changed as a result.
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